• By Travel Weekly   -   Apr 2, 2020

    ESCAPE IS JUST A CLICK AWAY

    Destinations and suppliers are using digital diversions to help locked-down travelers keep their sanity during the coronavirus crisis.

    Traveling, Travel, Destinations
  • By Travel Weekly   -   Apr 2, 2020

    SEARCHING FOR A RAY OF SUNSHINE IN THE SUNSHINE STATE

    Is it Pollyannaish of me to think visitors will brave the summer stickiness and fall hurricane season and return to Florida for a belated...

    Vacation
  • By Travel Weekly   -   Apr 2, 2020

    TEN CRUISE SHIPS STILL AT SEA

    Most of the world's cruise ships are idle because of the Covid-19 pandemic, but 10 vessels carrying about 8,000 passengers were still...

    Cruise
  • By Travel Weekly   -   Apr 2, 2020

    WITH PASSAGE OF THE CARES ACT, AGENCIES HAVE OPTIONS FOR RELIEF

    Amid juggling Covid-19-related cancellations and rebookings, travel agencies have been trying to understand what financial relief options...

    Traveling, Travel
  • By Travel Weekly   -   Apr 1, 2020

    IT'S A GREAT TIME TO BUY AIRLINE TICKETS

    A Hopper analysis revealed that domestic budget fares through September averaged just $139 roundtrip on March 31.

    Airlines
  • By Travel Weekly   -   Apr 1, 2020

    HOTEL ROOMS AS WORKSPACES? IT'S HAPPENING

    Many employees are working from home these days, but they just don't have the same focus they do in an office and are not as productive.

    Hotel, Hotels, Home
  • By Travel Weekly   -   Apr 1, 2020

    THE DIRECT-BOOKING 3% SOLUTION

    Suppliers say a tiny percentage of bookings are direct. But it's a misleading claim.

  • By Travel Weekly   -   Apr 1, 2020

    AMAWATERWAYS' RUDI SCHREINER TALKS ABOUT RESPONDING TO THE SHUTDOWN IN TRAVEL

    The Covid-19 pandemic's mid-March spread across the West hit just as river cruise companies were preparing to open the 2020 European...

    Traveling, Travel, River Cruise, Cruise
  • By Travel Weekly   -   Apr 1, 2020

    WHAT THE CARES ACT HAS FOR TRAVEL AGENCIES

    The new Cares Act offers multiple loan and grant opportunities for travel agencies.

    Travel, Traveling
  • By Travel Weekly   -   Apr 1, 2020

    FLIGHT ATTENDANT UNIONS LOBBY AGAINST STATE OWNERSHIP IN AIRLINES

    The unions argued that airlines would be dissuaded from accepting grant money if a government ownership stake is a condition, resulting...

    Airlines
  • By Travel Weekly   -   Apr 1, 2020

    CONSUMER TRAVEL PUBLICATIONS CHANGE STRATEGIES DURING VIRUS CRISIS

    The Covid-19 crisis presents a quandary for editors of consumer travel magazines: With borders closed and people being told to stay...

    Traveling, Travel, People, Home
  • By Travel Weekly   -   Apr 1, 2020

    ROYAL CARIBBEAN LAUNCHES PROGRAM TO EDUCATE ADVISORS ABOUT RECOVERY BENEFITS

    RCL Cares will offer advisors one-on-one assistance and access to the latest information on the recovery benefits.

    Caribbean
  • By Travel Weekly   -   Apr 1, 2020

    AIRBNB CREATES FUND FOR HOSTS

    Airbnb said it will funnel $250 million toward helping hosts pay out refunds.

  • By Travel Weekly   -   Apr 1, 2020

    EPISODE OF PBS TRAVEL SERIES 'PLACES TO LOVE' TO SHOW MIAMI SOME LOVE

    The show, hosted by tour guide author Samantha Brown, will air in most markets on Saturday, April 4.

    Travel, Traveling, Tour, Miami, Guide
  • By Travel Weekly   -   Apr 1, 2020

    THE CALL OF THE CONTINENT

    Virtuoso travel advisors say it's only a matter of "when," not "if," travelers will again flock to Europe. They've been busy rescheduling,...

    Trip, Business, Europe, Travel, Traveling
  • By Travel Weekly   -   Apr 1, 2020

    FORT LAUDERDALE MAYOR UNDERLINES THAT HOLLAND AMERICA NEEDS A ZAANDAM PLAN

    In an interview with Travel Weekly on Tuesday, Dean Trantalis said he was frustrated that no plan was in place to receive the Zaandam,...

    Traveling, Travel
  • By Travel Weekly   -   Mar 31, 2020

    SOME HOTELS USE CROWDFUNDING TO HELP FURLOUGHED EMPLOYEES

    Gofundme has seen a major surge in activity during the Covid-19 crisis.

    Hotels, Hotel
  • By Travel Weekly   -   Mar 31, 2020

    WHAT'S NEW, WHAT'S HOT: MARCH 2020

    This innovative and practical travel accessory enables you to connect wireless headphones, AirPods and the like to an inflight entertainment...

    Traveling, Travel, Entertainment
  • By Travel Weekly   -   Mar 31, 2020

    BRIGHTLINE SUSPENDS SERVICE

    The high-speed rail line will waive all change and cancellation fees for bookings made between March 10 and April 15. It has not set...

    Rail
  • By Travel Weekly   -   Mar 31, 2020

    SPRING TRAINING NOT QUITE A HOME RUN FOR SUNSHINE STATE THIS YEAR

    Teams managed to get in about two-third of their Grapefruit League games before being shut down, but destinations still lost a large,...

    Home, Destinations